Romantic Geographies

As the essays demonstrate, romantic travelers went to war zones and imperial frontiers; they reported on hotels and health spas; their concerns included ethnography, medicine, politics, and aesthetics.

Romantic Geographies

Romantic Geographies

Romantic Geographies focuses on the geographical construction of people and places in late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century travel writings. As the essays demonstrate, romantic travelers went to war zones and imperial frontiers; they reported on hotels and health spas; their concerns included ethnography, medicine, politics, and aesthetics.

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Romantic Geographies
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Amanda Gilroy
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Romantic Geographies focuses on the geographical construction of people and places in late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century travel writings. As the essays demonstrate, romantic travelers went to war zones and imperial frontiers; they reported on hotels and health spas; their concerns included ethnography, medicine, politics, and aesthetics.
Romantic Geography
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Yi-Fu Tuan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres

Geography is useful, indeed necessary, to survival. Everyone must know where to find food, water, and a place of rest, and, in the modern world, all must make an effort to make the Earth—our home—habitable. But much present-day geography lacks drama, with its maps and statistics, descriptions and analysis, but
Romantic Geography
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: M. Wiley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-09-28 - Publisher: Springer

Grounded in historical sources and informed by recent work in cultural, sociological, geographical and spatial studies, Romantic Geography illuminates the nexus between imaginative literature and geography in William Wordsworth's poetry and prose. It shows that eighteenth-century social and political interest groups contested spaces through maps, geographical commentaries and travel literature;
The Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism
Language: en
Pages: 816
Authors: David Duff
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-30 - Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of British Romantic literature and an authoritative guide to all aspects of the movement including its historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts, and its connections with the literature and thought of other countries. All the major Romantic writers are covered alongside lesser known writers.
The Oxford Handbook of Music and Intellectual Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Paul Watt, Sarah Collins, Michael Allis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Rarely studied in their own right, writings about music are often viewed as merely supplemental to understanding music itself. Yet in the nineteenth century, scholarly interest in music flourished in fields as disparate as philosophy and natural science, dramatically shifting the relationship between music and the academy. An exciting and

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